July 2011 Archives

Living in Shadowlands

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Trotter, sleuth of News International, is under investigation for hacking into my Twitter account only to discover my non-celebrity status at an all time low. What? I have no followers, not even one?  Not even my wife? Or Jake (my... continue

Hold the Front Page!

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At last, somebody has had the courageous and brilliant insight that the Emerging Church conversation is just that -- an endless conversation.  You can read all about it here and even join the conversation!!  My only criticism is that the... continue

Going Solo

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In my new role as Twittfinder General, I was shocked when Derek Thomas confessed during his ordeal by water that he has been dabbling in the Dark Arts for some months now.  But, the man pleaded in mitigation, he has... continue

Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!

Article by   July 2011
Looks like Scott Oliphint, holder of the newly endowed Jackie Chan Chair of Apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary, has sold out and gone over to Twitter; but those looking for the expected Oliphint tweet fare of the " Told @chuck_norris... continue

Petitions, Petitions, Petitions

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Is someone willing to sign my petition to stop Christians from producing petitions.   A petition to support marriage, a petition against gay marriage, a petition to ask liberals to stop being mean to us, a petition to say we... continue

Iain Murray and practical jokes

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I have just got hold of Iain Murray's new biography of John MacArthur. It's one of my holiday reads alongside ''Memoirs of a Fruitcake'' (which, surprisingly, is not written by Carl Trueman). The other biography I am taking is 'Blood and... continue

Comforting doctrine

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I'm working on the 175th anniversary history of the First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, right now. Here is one little jewel that I came across. Elder C. H. Alexander, chairman of the local arrangements committee, was addressing the 1902 General... continue

Children of God: Adopted into the Father's Love

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Children of God: Adopted into the Father's LoveThis years Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology is now available on MP3 as well as CDs. You can also download individual MP3 messages.   The speakers include David Wells, Steven Lawson, Joel Beeke,... continue

The Gospels

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In preparing for Sunday I got somehow distracted and found myself reading a Discussion Between Dr. E.V. Rieu and the Rev. J.B. Phillips Rieu translated Homer's Odyssey and Iliad from the Greek for Penguin Books and they approached him to translate... continue

Levy, There's an App for That!

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What Paul needs to answer his Lord's Supper problem is the new iPastor app, available for download to smartphones and iPads.  Here's the sales pitch from the ad in this month's  Reformed Man Today:Embarrassed by meeting your pastor in town... continue
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